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Promote recreational and cultural opportunities and maintain and enhance City and Borough of Juneau facilities and resources.



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Toddlers about Town- Free use of recreation facilities week!- ages 6 and under (click here for more details)DPAC Winter Swim Lesson Registration FormsTen Reasons to Give Thanks for Parks & RecStart Smart Basketball Registration - starts 11/8/14SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS WITH P&RTreadwell's skating scheduleDimond Park Aquatic Center P.F.D. Annual Pass Sale Ends December 31Augustus Brown Pool P.F.D. ANNUAL PASS SALE - ends December 31Follow the Treadwell Arena on Twitter!Follow the Parks department on Twitter!Follow Dimond Park Aquatic Center on Twitter!Follow AGB Pool on Twitter!Youth Activities Board Meeting NoticeMt. Jumbo Gym is OPEN!Follow @ZachGordonYouth on Twitter!Off Highway Vehicles (OHV) Park informationFollow the Recreation Department on Twitter!Youth Basketball RegistrationCoed Volleyball Team RegistrationWatch this amazing video about the Arboretum!Aquatics Facility Advisory BoardCope Park Master PlanParks & Recreation Advisory CommitteeSkating with the SchoolsJuneau Non-Motorized Transportation PlanJuneau Non-Motorized Transportation Plan MapsJensen-Olson Arboretum Advisory Board MeetingDimond Park Aquatic Center DesignParks & Recreation Comprehensive PlanSavikko Park Master Plan

Juneau Parks & Recreation

George Schaaf, Parks & Landscape Superintendent


George Schaaf moved to Juneau in 2003 to work for the U.S. Forest Service as a wilderness ranger on Admiralty Island. He later served as the executive director of Trail Mix, Inc., Alaska's largest nonprofit trail organization. While at Trail Mix, George managed more than a dozen major projects, including construction of the Auke Lake Trail and Under Thunder Pathway, as well as major repairs to the Treadwell Ditch Trail and Perseverance Trail System.

George came to the City & Borough of Juneau in 2011. As the Parks & Landscape Superintendent, he is responsible for managing nearly 30 developed recreation areas and athletic facilities, dozens of multi-use trails, and more than 6,000 acres of open space and greenbelts.